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Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> this morning american contractor alan gross is asking president obama to help win his release from cuba. he was distributing communications equipment under a u.s. government contract when he was arrested four years ago today. rhodes is serving a 15-year sentence for crimes against cuba. in a letter to the president, he write, "i still want to believe my government values my life and my service. i refuse to accept that my country would believe me behind." >>> a new report out this morning finds american high school students are falling further behind their peers in other countries. the u.s. is now ranked 31st in math 24th in science, and 21st in reading. the assessment is based on a worldwide test taken last year by 6,000 american 15-year-olds. the test results show no improvement by u.s. students over the past decade. >>> time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the wall street journal" says the number of banks in the united states are at their lowest level since the great depression. federally insured banks shrank to about 6900 in the third quarter, from a high of about
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am PST
to say good-bye to nelson mandela. the moving scene under a rainy sky as crowds celebrate the man who liberated south africa. >> your democracy is his cherished legacy. the emotional words from president obama after an unprecedented pilgrimage of world lead toers soweto. >>> new snow and rain snarling the travel, the storm impacting millions and the latest casualty, the federal government. >>> we begin with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> this struggle was your struggle and your freedom, your democracy, is in his legacy. >> the world pays tribute to nelson mandela. >> thousands of south africans along with dozens of world leaders at the stadium in soweto. >> four u.s. presidents in the crowd. >> president obama shook hands with fidel castro from cuba. >> he's uniting people from all over the world. he is uniting us. it's wonderful. >> very festive atmosphere, dancing and singing but weather has impacted the ceremony. >> when it rains the gates of heaven are open as well. >> another nasty morning storm in the northeast. the federal government is shut down this mo
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
under obama care. policies have higher deductibles. the average deductible for the lowest level of insurance on health is more than $5,000. >> u-t says bob filner will be facing sense snensing today. >>> "usa today" looks at a passenger who fell asleep on his flight. he found himself locked on a cold empty plane on friday and the crew of united express express jet did not notice him during layover in houston. he called his girlfriend who called united who called him out. >> when he called his girlfriend she did not miss it. >> how do you miss a sleeping guy in a chair. >> meant to be there. i fell asleep. >> i'm left on a plane. >> that would induce panic. >> i wonder if anyone's going to lose their job. i don't know. >> no, i don't think so. >> or a girlfriend. >> better yet. that's right. >>> okay. speaking of one of our favorite royals, prince harry, your favorite charlie. >> he's my guy. >> his charity race to the south pole has been suspended. for the past week he walked with a team of wounded warriors. they were racing against two o'teams but organizers say harsh can
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
president obama is withholding from congress under executive privilege. >> what are those documents? what do they say? what is in there that won't be turned over? >> reporter: after two transfers dodson is now working out of atf's tucson office. they tried to block it saying it would hurt morale but would eventually clear it. he said the only danger of the book is it empowers other would-be whistle blowers. >> it tells people out there you know what, you can make a decision, you can make a choice. you can say no and stand up and take a stand against the agency. and they don't want that to get out there. >> atf says it encourages anyone who sees wrongdoing to report it through the prop everyer channels but had no comment on dodson or his book. the justice department says he's free to speak out about his experiences and publish his book but is forbidden from accepting compensation for it under ethics rules. dobson says the book will be published with or without compensation. norah and charlie. >>> florida state is the new number-one team in college football this morning. top-ranked au
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